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BLUE LAKE - The deadline to request Measure Z funding is fast approaching and the City of Blue Lake is taking necessary measures to secure revenue for additional law enforcement.

At the city's meeting Tuesday night, council directed the city manager to apply and request funds for an extra part-time Sheriff’s Deputy. Currently the city has two dedicated deputies that rotate but when they...

Post date: Wed, 02/10/2016 - 17:38

ARCATA - Big strides are being made at Humboldt State University to help students become the next generation of stem cell and regenerative medicine professionals.

Humboldt State biology professors Jacob Varkey and Amy Sprowles go above and beyond. The duo first received a $3 million grant from the California Institute for Regenerative Medicine known as CIRM in 2009. Those funds help ...

Post date: Wed, 02/10/2016 - 17:35

HOOPA -- A man was arrested in Hoopa after a Humboldt County sheriff’s deputy recognized he was driving a stolen vehicle.

Gabriel McCovey was driving the vehicle on Highway 96 yesterday, with two others in the car, when officials conducted a felony traffic stop at Bair Road and detained them at gunpoint.

The 44-year-old McCovey was arrested and booked into the Humboldt County...

Post date: Wed, 02/10/2016 - 17:23

EUREKA -- There's still time to purchase some handmade Valentine's cupcakes you can have delivered to your loved ones on valentine's day, and doing so will demonstrate your love for animals, as well.

"Cupcakes for Conservation" is a fundraiser put together by the Redwood Coast American Association of Zookeepers. Over the years it has raised thousands of dollars.  


Post date: Wed, 02/10/2016 - 17:15

EUREKA -- Three people suffered stab wounds in a home invasion on H Street Wednesday when two brothers allegedly forced themselves into an acquaintance’s home.

According to police, officers responded to a home on the 800 block of H Street, where a stabbing had been reported. They found a male victim suffering from injuries to his hand and knee.The victim said two men had just tried to...

Post date: Wed, 02/10/2016 - 17:12

EASTERN HUMBOLDT – State Route 96 near Hoopa reopened to two way traffic Tuesday when crews finished reinforcing an active slide area.

Caltrans closed the road on January 28 due to an unstable hillside that sloughed off significant amounts of rock and dirt onto the roadway.

One way controlled traffic opened after a few days. Crews set up more cable wire mesh and a concrete k-rail...

Post date: Wed, 02/10/2016 - 00:15

SACRAMENTO - A Humboldt County Supervisor is endorsing a candidate running for Barbara Boxer’s senate seat after Boxer announced she wouldn’t seek another term.

Rex Bohn has come out in support of Duf Sundheim who steps in the race after Republican, Rocky Chavez bowed out due to financial reasons. Bohn cited Sundheim’s enthusiasm and positive ideas as well as his request for the...

Post date: Wed, 02/10/2016 - 00:02

FORTUNA - A project that has polarized several segments of the City of Fortuna had even deeper lines drawn in the sand Tuesday night.

A project under appeal that was initially denied by the City of Fortuna was approved at a special meeting. The council voted 4-0 in favor of the appeal. Mayor, Sue Long abstained due to a conflict of interest.

Developers Dennis Wendt and Wally...

Post date: Tue, 02/09/2016 - 23:43